Afterschool program honored. The Ohio Children’s Hunger Alliance (OCHA) has presented its Afterschool Program of the Year Award to the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center and Larissa Cline, the MVESC's assistant director of 21st Century Programs. See story, page A6.
Culvert work to close local highways. Over the next month the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will be replacing some culverts, which will result in two-day closures for a number of state highways in Perry County. See story, page B3.
Plenty of colorful fish coming our way. The Ohio Division of Wildlife is getting ready for its annual stocking of rainbow trout in public lakes and ponds, with New Lexington Reservoir set to receive its allotment during the week of April 2. See story, page B5.